The added joy to this significant event is that Uncle Brooke was here to share it!! He was in Detroit for work. He spent a couple of nights with us enjoying the end of summer. He fixed bikes- Liam's, Kate's, even the neighbor boys. He also helped them learn to ride, witnessing Liam's first successful go at riding with NO training wheels and Kate's first time riding a two wheel bike with training wheels! All the kids were impressed with the tools he carried in the back of his truck.
We made the end of the day super special by baking my Aunt Loise's giant sugar cookies from scratch. I have fond memories of enjoying her sugar cookies she sent to us in empty brad bags. " they are as big as our heads" the kids exclaimed.